DLL Hijacking Vulnerability - Microsoft creates tool to control DLL loading
This tool provides a temporary mitigation of risks until a more comprehensive solution emerges
QUOTE: Another option for protecting your systems is to deploy a tool that can help prevent exploitation of this issue. Knowledge Base article 2264107 offers for download a tool that allows customers to selectively change the library loading behavior, either system-wide or for specific applications
The update allows the administrator to define the following on a system-wide or a per-application basis:
* Remove the current working directory from the library search path.
* Prevent an application from loading a library from a WebDAV location.
* Prevent an application from loading a library from both a WebDAV, as well as a remote UNC location.
Microsoft's Mitigation resources and DLL Control tool
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DLL Hijacking Vulnerability - Additional Information